#01 PRAGUE OLD TOWN

Discover architectural pearls among the winding alleys of the Old Town (Staré Město).

#01 PRAGUE OLD TOWN

#02 PLZEN

Visit the home of Pilsner Urquell, the original lager.

Things not to miss in Czech Republic: Beer, bottles, Pilsner Urquell, Plzen, Czech Republic.© Desiart/Shutterstock

#03 SEDLEC OSSUARY

See human bones in the subterranean ossuary at Sedlec.

Things not to miss in Czech Republic: Chandelier made of bones and skulls in Sedlec ossuary (Kostnice), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.© Mikhail Markovskiy/Shutterstock

#04 PRAGUE CASTLE

Landmark castle in the capital, home to several museums and galleries.

#04 PRAGUE CASTLE

#05 KARLOVY VARY

Indulge in some spa treatments at this lovely town in the mountains.

Things not to miss in Czech Republic: Houses in city center of Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.© Borisb17/Shutterstock

#06 BURCÁK

Partially fermented Moravian wine, whose arrival marks the beginning of the annual wine market.

Things not to miss in Czech Republic: Burcak traditional drink, Mikulov, Czech Republic.© Kojin/Shutterstock

#07 OLOMOUC

Discover the capital of an ancient empire.

#07 OLOMOUC

#08 SPANISH SYNAGOGUE, PRAGUE

This wonderful Neoclassical synagogue serves as a testament to over a thousand years of Jewish settlement and struggle.

#08 SPANISH SYNAGOGUE, PRAGUE

#09 CESKY KRUMLOV

Forget the Renaissance ever ended at this fairytale town.

#09 CESKY KRUMLOV

#10 FESTIVALS

Olomouc hosts many festivals, such as Beerfest and Zahrada (folk and world music festival), but Karlovy Vary’s Film Festival in July is just as famous.

Things not to miss in Czech Republic: Square and the Holy Trinity Column and Town Hall in Olomouc, Czech Republic.Olomouc © Mitzo/Shutterstock

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